December 08, 2022
Westminster, CA – 18-Year-Old Killed in Crash on Westminster Blvd.
Westminster, CA (December 7, 2022) – An 18-year-old woman lost her life when a car in which she was riding was involved in a crash on Tuesday night. The accident took place around 9:30 p.m. in Westminster at the intersection of Westminster Boulevard and Rancho Road.
According to a report from police, a car was traveling on Westminster Boulevard when it entered a construction zone. The driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to slam into several barriers and concrete rails. The car came to rest in a trench. Firefighters and paramedics arrived at the scene and extricated the driver and three passengers from the vehicle. A front-seat passenger died in the collision. She was identified as a resident of Huntington Beach. The driver and other passengers were taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. There is no update on their conditions at this time.
There is no word on what caused the accident to occur. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the Westminster Police Department Traffic Division. No further details are available.
We would like to offer our most sincere thoughts and condolences to those who were affected by this tragic car accident in Westminster.
Injury Accidents in Westminster
A car accident in Westminster can result in serious and catastrophic consequences. Sadly, fatal collisions take place across Southern California on a daily basis. These accidents can also affect innocent victims. In many instances, innocent drivers and passengers are seriously hurt or killed by the behavior of negligent drivers. Speeding and reckless driving are common causes of major accidents on our roadways.
Although a major car accident can cause a tremendous amount of stress and suffering, victims and family members have certain rights under California law. This includes the right to be compensated for injuries suffered in an accident and to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a deceased loved one. Accident claims can be complicated and have many technical requirements. It is always best to speak with an experienced car accident attorney in Westminster before taking any steps to handle an injury claim. Many people make the mistake of trying to handle the case on their own, resulting in an inadequate outcome.
Here at Madison Law Group, we help accident victims and family members when they have been affected by serious accidents. Our firm’s attorneys have substantial experience handling all types of serious accident claims. We can put this experience to work for you in order to help you receive the best possible outcome for your case.
Our team is here and standing by to take your call at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will go over all of your legal options in detail and help you make the best decision for your future. To schedule your time to speak with a Westminster car accident lawyer, please contact us by using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676
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